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Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Question: Chlamydia Questions
|Raine - Mon Feb 06, 2006 6:48 pm|
Past Diagnoses: None
Past Surgeries: Wisdom Teeth Removes
Family History: Nothing that should spply
Current Medications: None
I just have a question about chlamydia.
Can it be spread any other ways than by sexual intercourse?
|Shana Johnson, CNA - Tue Feb 07, 2006 6:27 am|
Chlamydia can be transmitted during vaginal, anal, or oral sex. Chlamydia can also be passed from an infected mother to her baby during vaginal childbirth.
|Raine - Tue Feb 07, 2006 12:33 pm|
So is this a scenario where chlamydia could be transferred???
We have a friend who has sex with every girl he can get his hands on, he doesn't care who they are, or what they look like. This includes oral sex.
My partner and he are both latin, so always kiss each other on the cheek.
My partner was also drinking after him.
I know that it is a microbial, so is it possible that my partner could have picked it up from his friend by just being in such close proximities, and doing the things listed above?
I have not gone to be tested just yet, I have to still call the clinic, but if I test positive, I just want to know if this is a possible scenario, since i had a talk with my partner last night, and he says that he has had no sexual contact with anyone else.
We have been together for 6 years, so i don't think that he would lie to me about this. He seemed rather hurt when I had to ask him.
|Shana Johnson, CNA - Tue Feb 07, 2006 7:03 pm|
You cannot get chlamydia from being in close proximity of someone who has it. Kissing on the cheeck, drinking after someone, beign sneezed on by someone who has it, these are not ways you can get infected. You can only get chlamydia through the exchange of body fluids such as Semen, vaginal secretions.
|Raine - Tue Feb 07, 2006 7:08 pm|
not even if the other guy had just had oral sex, and still had secretions around his mouth?
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